Saturday , May 18 2024

Music

Book and Music Reviews: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine,’ plus the Third Mind, Robert Rex Waller Jr., and Luke LeBlanc

BOB DYLAN book jacket

'Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine' is a terrific new book that contains previously unseen writings, drawings, handwritten lyrics, photos, and essays.

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Music Review: Ensemble Correspondances – ‘Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de Minuit’ (Christmas Music from 1694)

Ensemble Correspondances

This recording of the Midnight Mass and other Christmas music by the French baroque master definitely brings some joy to the world, no matter what holidays you may celebrate.

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Concert Review: ‘Kammerraku Promise’ – Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura (Koto) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (Shakuhachi)

Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi

Kyo-Shin-An Arts brought together the venerable Cassatt String Quartet with masters of the shakuhachi, the traditional bamboo flute, and the koto, the Japanese zither, for a scintillating concert.

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Music Reviews: Grateful Dead’s Expanded ‘Wake of the Flood,’ plus Benny Goodman, Mac Curtis, Adam Palma, Be, and Ed Sweeney

Grateful Dead-Wake of the Flood

A new edition of Grateful Dead's Wake of the Flood includes a previously unreleased concert. Plus, reviews of CDs from Benny Goodman, Mac Curtis, Adam Palma, Be, and Ed Sweeney.

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